Alaska Fish Radio: Halibut Hopeful Signs for 2022
This is Alaska Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch –
The status of the Pacific halibut stock is highlighted today/Tuesday and the latest data show some encouraging signs.
The interim meeting of the International Pacific Halibut runs through Wednesday/Dec 1 and includes recaps of this year’s fishery and results of the summer setline survey of nearly 2,000 stations from California to the Bering Sea.
Between five and seven skates of baited gear were set at each station and the modelled survey results showed coastwide combined numbers per setline increased by 17% from...
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